Evacuations ordered on Signal Mountain because of fire
SIGNAL MOUNTAIN, Tennessee (WDEF) – Forestry and Hamilton County Emergency Management officials have asked people in the Boston Branch subdivision to evacuate their homes.
The threat comes from smoke from the Flipper Bend Trail wildfire.
The neighborhood is on Little Bend Road.
26 homes are affected.
64 residents have voluntarily left as of 8AM.
Officials have told the residents to prepare for a couple of days away from home.
Walden’s Ridge fire crews pumped water out of Boston Branch Lake to spray 180,000 gallons of water around the homes that are endangered.